And they take on a militant air as they lead the charge, waving spears and tridents. Americas Donald Trump's motives for Syria withdrawal remain as murky as its implementation Celebrated every 12 years in its complete form, the Hindu festival of Mahakumbh or Maha Kumbh can involve upwards of 70 million people who all head to the river Ganges to bathe and cleanse themselves from sin. The lives of India's holy men vary. Sign up Log out news. Some live in religious hermitages and temples in the midst of major urban centers, in huts on the edges of villages, or in caves in the remote mountains. N o 49 Peru:
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They give up creature comforts and sever all ties. In a sacred town, the most colorful Hindu celebration takes on extra meaning. In over 21 million Hindus attending the festival across 45 days, which was at the time one of the largest Hindi gatherings ever seen. N o 33 Bared Souls: COM has chosen English as your language setting. Naga Sadhus at their camp in Haridwar.